The Development Objective, or Goal, of the project would be the conservation and sustainable management of mangrove ecosystems in Brazil to conserve globally significant biodiversity and key environmental services and functions important for national development and the well being of traditional and marginalised coastal communities. The Purpose, or Immediate Objective, would be to strengthen the existing National System of Conservation Units (SNUC) in its ability to deliver effective conservation to, and sustainable resource use of, key mangrove ecosystems.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
2703
Country
Brazil
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Approval FY
2008
Status
Project Approved
Region
Latin America and Caribbean
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment (MMA)
GEF Period
GEF - 4
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund

Financials

USD
Co-financing Total
15,345,692
GEF Project Grant
5,000,000
GEF Agency Fees
479,700

Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Feb 2005
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2007
Project Approved for Implementation
27 May 2008